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Farming in the Uplands: HC 556, Third Report of Session 2010-11 - Volume I: Report, Together with Formal Minutes, Oral and Written Evidence

In this report, 'Farming in the Uplands (HC 556)', MPs recommend changes to the way money from the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is used to support hill farmers. Farming, in particular grazing livestock, is an essential part ...more

Fertiliser Manual RB209: A Fully Revised and Renamed Version of Defra's 'Fertiliser Recommendations for Agriculture and Horticultural Crops (RB209)'

This manual has been produced for use by agricultural consultants, farmers and their agents and all other individuals and organisations concerned with developing and maintaining a sustainable agricultural industry in England and Wales. ...more

The Health of Livestock and Honeybees in England: HC 366, Thirty-sixth Report of Session 2008-09 - Report, Together with Formal Minutes, Oral and Written Evidence

The incidence of Bovine Tuberculosis and of honeybee losses continues to increase, and the actions by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (the Department) to tackle these issues cost 80 million ...more

State of the World's Forests 2009: Society, Forests and Forestry: Adapting for the Future

State of the World's Forests, published biennially, provides a global view of major developments affecting forests. The theme for the 2009 edition is 'Society, forests and forestry: adapting for the future'. The 2007 issue reviewed 'Progress towards sustainable forest management' with an emphasis on ...more

The Health of Livestock and Honeybees in England: HC 288, Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General, Session 2008-2009

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and its Animal Health agency successfully contained limited outbreaks of Avian Influenza and Foot and Mouth Disease in 2007. The estimated 33 million expenditure by Animal Health in 2007-08 on dealing with these exotic disease outbreaks ...more

Protecting our Water, Soil and Air: A Code of Good Agricultural Practice for Farmers, Growers and Land Managers

'Protecting our Water, Soil and Air: A Code of Good Agricultural Practice for Farmers, Growers and Land Managers' presents a practical guide to help farmers, growers and land managers protect the environment in which they operate. All farmers are required to have access to the Code and to be familiar with ...more

The English Pig Industry: HC 96, First Report of Session 2008-09 - Report, Together with Formal Minutes, Oral and Written Evidence

In this report, 'The English Pig Industry (HC 96)', the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee finds that, although the pig industry is highly competitive and is well known for being cyclical, the last ten years have seen a steady decline ...more

Foot and Mouth Disease 2007: Review: HC 312

The 2001 outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease (FMD) was set out in a report published in 2002 ('Foot and Mouth Disease 2001: Lessons to be Learned Inquiry Report (HC 888)' - ISBN 9780102976243), providing an analysis of what happened with recommendations. ...more

The Future of the Common Agricultural Policy: HL 54-I, 7th Report of Session 2007-08  Volume I: Report

The 2003 reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) marked the culmination of a gradual reorientation of European Union (EU) farm subsidies from product support to direct income support. A mid-term 'Health Check' of this reform is now underway, exploring what further adjustments may be required ...more

Feed Supplementation Blocks: Urea-molasses Multinutrient Blocks: Simple and Effective Feed Supplement Technology for Ruminant Agriculture

In facing ever more limited resources and changing market conditions and in the attempt to enhance productivity for strengthening livelihoods, many technologies have been used to improve feed use and animal performance ...more

Agriculture in the United Kingdom 2006

'Agriculture in the United Kingdom 2006' is the nineteenth edition in the series of reports on the economic conditions of the UK agriculture industry. The Government will draw on this information when considering policy issues, including proposals by the European Commission in respect of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and the provision for agricultural support....more